It is that time of year again…resolution time! A friend of mine told me her New Year Resolution was to hold more conversations with people and not as many with her cows. I had to laugh, but it is something I could benefit from too. Too often do I find myself procrastinating when it comes […]
Let’s face it, baby calves are adorable. Who wouldn’t want the job of feeding these babes every day? I’m here to tell you the job is tougher than it looks. My first job as a kid was feeding calves with my grandma and it wasn’t always easy. Feeding and caring for baby calves takes time […]
Merry Christmas from everyone at the farm! Hope you have a safe and happy holiday! New posts coming soon; just have to get through the holidays….and ALL this snow!
It’s funny how quickly plans can change, especially when you farm. All week, my husband and I were planning to run some errands and go out for dinner after chores today. We don’t live close to a Target or any type of restaurant, so running errands is a pretty big event around here. However, our […]
Isn’t my dog adorable?!
Whew! What a morning at the farm! It seemed to take FOREVER! It was a very chilly morning in Wisconsin, and I was freezing my butt off! I’m home now, trying to unthaw my toes and dreading having to go back outside for chores. Ahhhhh, the life of a farmer. Today was Herd Health day, which means our […]
The girls enjoying breakfast. My pup photo-bombed the picture
I thought I would tell you all a little bit about the farm! Our dairy farm was established in 1986 by my husband’s parents. The family started small and eventually grew to our current size of 520 milking cows. All our cows are Holsteins, aka the “black and whites ones” and, in my opinion, the […]
What does a farm chick have to blog about, anyway? Well folks, I’m a modern-day farm chick. It ain’t 1940 and most people aren’t getting their milk from their own cows or even their neighbor’s cows. These days, consumers are buying their dairy products from the grocery store and are wondering where in the heck […]
2013 Corn silage harvest